Sridevi was arguably one of Indian cinema’s biggest stars and a performer par excellence. She enjoyed a strong fan following due to her striking screen presence and engaging performances. While almost everyone is aware of her impressive body of work, not many may be aware of the fact that she was offered a role in director S S Rajamouli’s Baahubali.
The director wanted her to play Sivagami in the biggie but that did not happen, following which they approached Ramya Krishnan and the rest is history. SSR once revealed that the team wasn’t able to meet her demands. His comments upset the ‘Last Empress’, Following this, the Eega helmer said that he ‘regretted’ talking about the issue in public.
Baahubali hit the screens in 2015 and emerged as a major commercial success. Its plot revolved around what happens when a valiant ‘king’ loses his kingdom and his life following a misunderstanding. It had a stellar…